Fayette County

Fayette Fire Foundation donates life-saving CPR device

Thanks to the Fayette Fire Foundation, Fayette County Fire & Emergency Services is getting a helping hand as they try to save lives. At last week’s Board of Commissioners meeting, the county formally accepted a CPR compression device donated by the Fayette Fire Foundation. The automated CPR device provides consistent compressions according to the depth…

BOC grapples with assisting non-profits

At Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting, the agenda demanded tough decisions to be made on requests from a pair of non-profits in need of support, both staring at rent difficulties. Fayette Factor asked for $7,000, and Fayette Care Clinic sought $14,000. Fayette Factor is a collaborative of local businesses, civic leaders, law enforcement,…

Commissioners pass on restarting animal ordinance work

No amount of pleas from the public could convince the Board of Commissioners to reverse course and resume work on ordinance revisions between animal advocates and county staff at Thursday night’s meeting. Earlier this year, advocates started working on what they see as much-needed revisions to the County’s full animal ordinances. Commissioner Steve Brown got…

‘We have let people down’: County approves euthanasia policy, kills animal ordinance progress

“Why are these animals being hurt? Why?” 11-year-old Shannon O’Connor-Larson asked the County Board of Commissioners. Receiving no response, she said, “I think I’ve made my point.” For more than 90 minutes, most of the County Board of Commissioners sat silently listening as resident after resident expressed their concern over what a proposed new animal…

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